Invasive Species Compendium

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Daphne mezereum
(mezereon)

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Daphne mezereum (mezereon)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Daphne mezereum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • mezereon
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Ornamental
  • Poisonous to mammals
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Daphne mezereum L.

Preferred Common Name

  • mezereon

International Common Names

  • English: February daphne
  • Spanish: loriguillo; torvisco
  • French: bois-gentil

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Gemeiner Seidelbast; Kellerhals
  • Italy: Mezzereo
  • Netherlands: peperboompje
  • Sweden: kaellarhals; tibast

EPPO code

  • DAPME (Daphne mezereum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Thymelaeales
  •                         Family: Thymelaeaceae
  •                             Genus: Daphne
  •                                 Species: Daphne mezereum

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Agroforestry

General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Poisonous to mammals

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore